April 16th, 2015
Six years. I started Dan of the Day six years ago, in April 2009, and it has been quite the adventure. I’ve written hundreds and hundreds of inane funny thoughts, and over a dozen advice articles. I wrote a book. I’ve shared hundreds of hidden funny videos. I designed a website, and then redesigned and tweaked it more times than I can count. I’ve built networks on Facebook and Twitter, and dabbled in Google+, Pinterest, Tumblr and Vine. I’ve sent hundreds of emails to a fairly healthy subscription list. I designed and sold silly t-shirts, including creating an entire product infrastructure on my website, only to have Google end-of-life the shopping cart system I had built the whole shopping experience around. I created a business entity and submitted state sales taxes. I’ve spent thousands of hours on Dan of the Day. Basically, I’ve done a lot of junk.

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Dan's Funny Shirts that Nobody Buys

Honky T-Shirt

$18.95

Dan of the Day Revolution Shirt

$14.95

Mullets Are Hot T-Shirt

$16.95

I probably shouldn’t joke about this, but there’s this guy I see at the gym who wears a t-shirt that says, “Property of Jesus Christ,” and every time I see it, I want to say, “Hey man, maybe you should give Jesus his shirt back.”

I wasn't worried about caloric intake until I found out it's actually not part of a car engine.

I wasn’t worried about caloric intake until I found out it’s actually not part of a car engine.

Background image deriv. of Ahmad Ziyad Maricar, http://www.flickr.com/photos/88758808@N00/527844080/